Saturday, 31 December 2016

#plaque366 The Finale! Thomas Tompion & George Graham


A London commemorative plaque for every day in 2016. 

The plaques are selected from all walks of life, and all points of the London compass – and I'm taking requests too!

DROP ME A LINE or leave a comment below if you'd like to nominate a plaque for inclusion in the series





Adam writes…


I MADE IT! A year of plaquery on the Daily Constitutional comes to an end with TWO subjects on one plaque!

And what better subject for New Year's Eve than time?




Tompion, the father of English clockmaking. His protege George Graham (who married Tompion's niece) became, in turn, a great advisor and supporter of John Harrison, the inventor of the marine chronometer,







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